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Cutting-edge immunotherapy treatment approved for another deadly cancer

By Laurie McGinley<p>Laurie McGinley<p>Reporter covering health and medicine<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The Food and Drug Administration approved a second version of a groundbreaking treatment Wednesday that genetically alters patients' cells to attack cancer — this time, to fight aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma.<p>The …

Cancer

Scientists have discovered this drug fixes cavities and regrows teeth

Goodbye, Fillings<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called Tideglusib. Developed …

Everything you need to know about armpit detox

Armpit detoxification can help the body rid itself of toxins that have built up on the skin. It may also help to reduce the capacity of sweat glands …

Breast Cancer

Different Types Of Meditation Change Different Areas Of The Brain, Study Finds

There’s been a lot of discussion about what kinds of mental activities are actually capable of changing the brain. Some promises of bolstered IQ and enhanced brain function via specially-designed “brain games” have fizzled out. Meanwhile, meditation and mindfulness training have accumulated some …

Breakthroughs

Does acupuncture work by re-mapping the brain?

Acupuncture is a form of traditional medical therapy that originated in China several thousand years ago. It was developed at a time bereft of tools …

Healing 3-Ingredient Turmeric Tonic

Ahhh, October is here and I couldn’t be more excited to get in cozy mode – a.k.a. living in sweaters and sweatpants and drinking all the turmeric tea …

Does acupuncture for diabetes work?

Studies have shown acupuncture can be helpful for relieving diabetes symptoms, in some cases better than diabetes medications.<p>According to the …

Acupuncture

Colloidal Silver Turns You Blue—But Can It Save Your Life?

In 2008, Paul Karason, a 57-year-old man from the Pacific Northwest, agreed to appear on the <i>Today</i> show. And <i>appear</i> is the best word for it, since he …

Alzheimer's: Targeting ApoE gene may 'stop the disease'

A new study published in the journal <i>Nature</i> has uncovered a new role for a gene known to be key in the development of Alzheimer's disease: ApoE. This …

Alzheimer's Disease

Insulin resistance cause found, reversed in animal study

UC San Diego scientists say they've discovered a cause of insulin resistance — a hallmark of type 2 diabetes — and reversed it in mice.<p>If the study …

The Science Behind Acupuncture—and Why It Really Works

The concept of turning a human into a pincushion makes some people squeamish, but the practice clearly appeals to many—after all, acupuncture has …

Acupuncture

Human Skin Cells Transformed Into Motor Neurons

<i>Summary: WUSTL researchers have converted skin cells into motor neurons without going through the stem cell state. The new technique could help in</i> …

Parkinson's: Sniff test could predict risk up to a decade earlier

A sniff test could one day predict the risk of Parkinson's up to 10 years before diagnosis, researchers suggest, after linking a poor sense of smell …

Parkinson's Disease

Science Says: How repeated head blows affect the brain

CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers are tackling fresh questions about a degenerative brain disease now that it has been detected in the brains of nearly 200 …

What's to know about bipolar II disorder?

Bipolar II disorder is a form of the psychiatric disorder known as bipolar disorder. All forms of bipolar disorder cause unusual mood swings and …

Bipolar Disorder

Alzheimer's disease: Scientists close in on how it starts and how to stop it

Scientists identified a sequence of events involving immune cells and proteins that become abnormal in Alzheimer's disease. They suggest that this …

Dementia

Why is the keto diet good for you?

Overview<p>A keto diet refers to a ketogenic diet, which is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carb diet. The goal is to get more calories from protein …

Diabetes

Fat isn't nearly as bad for you as we thought — and another ingredient is likely worse

Yet more and more research suggests this kind of thinking is dangerously misguided.<p>Instead of finding evidence that low-fat eating plans offer health benefits, dozens of studies have suggested instead that these kinds of diets are unhelpful or potentially harmful. And new research points to another …

A New Cancer Treatment Could Be More Effective Than Chemotherapy

by Karla Lant August 30, 2017 Health & Medicine 39548<p>Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD)<p>Scientists have discovered a new process to kill cancer …

Homemade Ginger Oil To Replace Pain Pills, Cough Syrup, Antibiotics And More!

Extracted from ginger root, <i>ginger oil</i> benefits you by relieving pain and motion sickness. This uplifting and energizing oil has a wide range of uses. …

Ginger

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

Gut bacteria influence the brain indirectly, study shows

A new study has found that there is a three-way relationship between a type of gut bacteria, cortisol, and brain metabolites. This relationship, the …

8 Miracle Ingredients Every Kitchen Must Have

Ayurveda is the world’s oldest system of medicine and the most profound science of well-being based on natural ingredients.<p>These 8 miracle …

Is something better than nothing? The many ineffective ways we treat nocturnal leg cramps

While leg cramps won't kill you, they can make you miserable when you are trying to sleep. There's not much evidence for effective treatments, and …

5 Cannabis Products That Can Help Relieve Period Pain and Cramps

I get terrible period-related cramps, and worse still, I deal with stomach acid and ulcers regularly. Those two don't go well together each month when PMS rears its ugly head and all I want is to pop an ibuprofen to kill the pain, or at least alleviate it a little bit. Unfortunately, I can't take …

Poor oral hygiene could increase your risk of several types of cancer

According to new research.<p>The importance of oral hygiene is drummed into us at an early age but, at a time when one in four UK adults admit to not …

How does gripe water soothe baby colic

Colic is frustrating and often scary for parents with a new baby. Otherwise healthy babies with colic can cry for at least three hours a day for …

Breast Feeding

Ageing process may be reversible, scientists claim

New form of gene therapy shown to produce rejuvenating effect in mice, although scientists say human clinical applications are decade away<p>Wrinkles, grey hair and niggling aches are normally regarded as an inevitable part of growing older, but now scientists claim that the ageing process may be …

Aging